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    Human Recourses Authority English Language Program

    Business Track  

    Course description

    This integrated course will develop participants’ English language skills in a business environment. Essential skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing, as well as in grammar, vocabulary, and language functions for the workplace will be included. Within an interactive online classroom, participants will explore contemporary topics across different business environments and practice real-world communication for workplace settings. The course content and assignments will focus on tasks critical for success in the workplace, including attending meetings, e-mailing, phone and online communication, understanding workplace contexts, analyzing new concepts, and contributing to discussions. Writing skills covered will include planning, drafting, and submitting reports. Time will also be devoted to developing participants’ related workplace skills in areas such time management, teamwork, and problem solving. In addition, students will prepare to take the TOEIC® Test. (Test of English for International Communication) – a common standardized English language exam for non-native speakers in the global workforce, intentionally designed to measure the everyday English skills of people working in an international environment. 

    Course textbook name

    In Company by Macmillan

    Learning outcomes

    By the end of the workplace skills program, participants will have achieved the following.

    1. Improved speaking skills for a multinational workplace environment
    2. Improved reading and writing skills for different types of workplace tasks
    3. Increased use of accurate grammar and vocabulary for workplace purposes
    4. Increased awareness of and confidence in using effective workplace communication strategies
    5. Improved workplace skills in time management, teamwork, and problem solving
    6. Increased awareness of their own individual career goals and potential paths

    Increased awareness of diverse UAE workplace requirements, particularly for the private sector  

    Assessment criteria

    Student Assessment and Evaluation




    AMIDEAST Placement Test

    Beginning of program

    To determine students’ English level upon entry

    Attendance Sheets


    To track student attendance, a minimum of 80% is required

    In-class Assessment: Quizzes, Tests, and Oral Tasks


    To monitor the progress of the students

    Final In-class Assessment

    End of course/training

    To measure student progress and achievement

    Final TOEIC

    End of program / Exit

    To provide a score on an international measure of English language proficiency, for students’ use in further pursuing their goals

    Assessment Scheme

    Oral Skills

    Written Skills


    Final Exam

    Attendance and Participation









    AMIDEAST Policies

    • Students are expected to login to class on time.
    • Mobile phones should be put on silent mode.
    • Cameras must be turned on when requested.
    • Students must attend 80% of all lessons and activities. 
    • Passing grade is 80%.
    • Individual course evaluations are done twice per session, once in the middle and once at the end. While unit quizzes are conducted at the end of each unit.
    • Students are encouraged to cooperate with each other and show respect and courtesy towards the teacher and other participants.